Making Whoopie Pies with Sasko Flour this Valentineâ??s Day

Sasko Flour has a delicious new recipe to inspire love this Valentineâ??s Day; Whoopie Pies. 

These delectable treats are not only tasty but also trendy as the latest craze to sweep the gastronomic world.

A Whoopie Pie is a sweet baked item which is a cross between a soft biscuit, a cake and a pie. It is made up of two round pieces of cake-like biscuits which are sandwiched together with a sweet, creamy filling. Prepare Whoopie Pies for your love on Valentineâ??s Day and they will be sure to know that you are passionate about them. 

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This easy to make recipe for themed red and white Whoopie Pies is the perfect Valentineâ??s Day dinner dessert:

RED VELVET WHOOPIE PIES

Makes 24-30

125g butter

250ml brown sugar

1 egg

500ml SASKO cake flour

125ml cacao powder

8ml bicarbonate of soda

5ml vanilla essence

40ml red food colouring

200ml milk

Filling

125g thick cream cheese

80g butter

5ml vanilla essence

500ml sifted icing sugar

Cream the butter and the sugar very well. Add the egg and beat well. Add vanilla and food colouring to the milk.

Sift the flour, cocoa and bicarbonate of soda and add to the creamed mixture alternately with the milk mixture. 

Spoon the mixture into a piping bag with a 1cm wide plain nozzle and pipe the mixture on to a baking try lined with non-sticking baking paper. Make sure to leave room for spreading. Bake at 180?C for 10-15 minutes until firm to the touch. 

Remove and cool on the tray. 

For the filling cream together the cheese and butter until smooth.  Add the vanilla and mix well. Add enough icing sugar to make a frim icing. 

Sandwich two halves together with the cream cheese